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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What President Obama said today about wasteful government contracts noted. [OBAMA - says government spending on contracts has doubled over the last eight years without oversight.]
(Washington: Joe Johns) The earmarks in the monster spending bill examined; three examples cited of pork projects detailed. [Last week, OBAMA - talks about a recovery plan free of earmarks.] [Senator Kay Bailey HUTCHISON - responds.] [Senators Jim INHOFE, Joseph LIEBERMAN - defend earmarks.] [Senator Claire McCASKILL - talks about the bill.]
- Cooper, Anderson;
- Johns, Joe
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